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The torrent for the final PDF and all the source/assets files of FLOSS+Art (2008), an edited collection of texts about Free/Libre Open Source Software () and and , is once again seeded!

Big thanks to @hellocatfood who motivated me to do so :)

thepiratebay.org/description.p

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New essay: Seven theses on the Fediverse and the becoming of FLOSS

Recently, @rra and I have been working on an essay highlighting questions about the and how these are getting entangled with practices. From software production to structure and governance within alternative social media, online communities and politics.

The text follows a multi theses model, to map the different things we've been looking at and publish the current state of our research.

It is the closing chapter of a new publication from INC/Transmediale (networkcultures.org/blog/publi)

PDF of the text: monoskop.org/images/c/cc/Manso

Feedback welcome. We're planning to publish an online version with more references!

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The final ROM of What Remains is out! 🎉🎊

What Remains is an 8-bit interactive fiction and adventure video game for the about environmental issues, the manipulation of public opinion, and whistleblowing.

iodinedynamics.com/whatremains

i just posted this exploration of indie horror games and all the amazing things they do with environments, story, mood...
"Exploring the beautiful world of indie horror games (why work from smaller devs, and indie devs, is so meaningful)"
http://www.nathalielawhead.com/candybox/exploring-the-beautiful-world-of-indie-horror-games
i talk about the Dread X Collection, Paratopic, Kitty Horrorshow's work, and other devs who's work i love

can our artistic practices as digital and new media artists cohabit peacefully with the rest of planet? please let me know
eriknatanael.com/blog/tech-art

Open call for female artists to play online @ Sonic Electronics - OFF Iklectik - contact laura@netzzz.net

"A feminist perspective on data science: The Feminist Search Tool (text by @anglk)

This essay is a reflection on the development of a feminist search tool and my involvement in its technical and conceptual aspects. It refers to the notion of feminist critical computing in public infrastructures and specifically digital libraries. It brings to light the frictions between the technical aspects of a digital infrastructure and the societal issues it comes to address. This essay studies one1 of the prototypes of the Feminist Search Tool (FST), a collective artistic project that explores ways of engaging with items of digital library catalogues and systems of categorization2. The specific FST I worked on is a digital visualization tool that engages with the collection of the International Homo/Lesbian Information center and Archive (IHLIA) using terms from their Homosaurus, a standalone international LGBTQ linked data vocabulary that is used to describe their collection3. This essay highlights the tensions between technical restrictions and research questions within the working group of the FST."

w-i-t-m.net/2021/a-feminist-pe

Aki and Special Issue XIII [XPUB // Piet Zwart Institute]

- - - - -- issue.xpub.nl/13 ___ - - - ----

Have any of you ever made a friend via an video chat application like Zoom, Teams, Jitsi Meet, etc?

Asking because I'm writing an article.

The sabotage ep. includes discussion of this brilliant piece:

📄 Gidgit Digit (1982) ‘Sabotage: the Ultimate Video Game’, Processed World. processedworld.com/Issues/issu.

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!- Publication -!
An Ethico-Phenomenology of Digital Art Practices

Puzzling as it may sounds to some ears, this freshly published book of mine has been inspired a lot by many of you lurkers!

routledge.com/An-Ethico-Phenom

E-book version is the most affordable at the moment. Hardbound for libraries etc.
It will be a few months before the softbound copies will be available.
Still, if any of you get a chance to read it, I would very much welcome the conversation!

>tcpdump (4.99.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
>tcpdump is now installed to /usr/bin, not /usr/sbin.

populist sniffing

Tactical Tech is seeking a part-time writer and editor to consult on a series of self-learning investigation resources being developed under our EXPOSING THE INVISIBLE and EXPOSING THE INVISIBLE: THE KIT projects. https://tacticaltech.org/news/eti-writer-consultancy/

Here is some crossplay between a NES and a PC

It is exciting to see it coming to life! If porting modern games concepts to a 8bits CPU and 2 KB of RAM is not an easy task, it is a very rewarding one!

(If you don't know it already: it is an online smash-like, for the NES)

#nesdev #gamedev

"BeepBox is an online tool for sketching and sharing instrumental melodies.

All song data is contained in the URL at the top of your browser. When you make changes to the song, the URL is updated to reflect your changes. When you are satisfied with your song, just copy and paste the URL to save and share your song!"

beepbox.co/#8n61s7k1l00e0Ot2Mm

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Anyone is using as some interface/environment for a personal or taking system that's more than just browsing/searching through a collection of files? (this is what I'm doing right now)

I'm currently looking for some inspiration/ideas/possibilities for keep using acme also for such usage, for some light -like usage, or something.

Des commentaires sur vos articles Gemini 

J’ai pondu à l’arrache un truc pour intégrer des toots comme commentaires sur une page #gemini

Si le cœur vous en dit, je veux bien que vous répondiez à ce toot, histoire de voir si ça marche 😚

Si oui, alors le résultat sera visible ici : 

gemini://chezjln.xyz/des_commentaires_sur_gemini.gmi

La page est mise à jour toutes les 5 minutes.

Assange's extradition verdict:

"If he wasnt in such tragic health condition -in which he was pushed by brutal UK legal system, bail refusal, super-max detention, isolation, etc.-, he should have been extradited for his journalism"

A victory for #Assange (awaiting for appeal...) a big DEFEAT for free speech, press freeedom and our right to information and communication.

#FreeAsangeNOW!

TOMORROW, Jan 4th 2021 - Verdict in Julian #Assange's extradition case to the US, where he faces 175y in a supermax prison for publishing truthful information and revealing war crimes.

Will UK break away from EU Human Rights and send a prized publisher for a life sentence and torture in the US, where officials from both parties called to have him killed?

Stay tuned for that potential #Brexit from Human Rights...

#FreeAssange

"50 Years of

A 2021 Journey from Oregon Trail to A.I. Dungeon

[...]

Every week in 2021, I'll be posting an in-depth look at one text-based computer game from each year between 1971 and 2021, starting next week with The Oregon Trail. For each game, we’ll take a meaty deep dive into what it was like to play in the context of its original release (on a chattering , over a dial-up modem in a prototype web , on a brand-new iPad) and how its ideas influenced players and the next generation of makers. When warranted, we’ll dig into old or source code to tease out how each game worked, why it was built the way it was, and what it did that was new, interesting, or successful."

if50.substack.com/p/introducti

Rhizome boosting the Flash preservation fundraiser with a telethon of Flash artworks on new year's eve*! https://rhizome.org/events/flash-sunset-twitchstream/

* for inhabitants around GMT-5 time zones

If you use acme as your daily driver on Unix, you may want to check out nyne - a suite of formatting and text editing tools I wrote for acme. You can kind of think of it like a .exrc for acme. Let me know what you think: https://dnjp.github.io/nyne/

#plan9 #acme

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